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Famous Birthdays In January - 08

Monday, 28 July 2014

1081  Henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25) was born on this day in history.  

1556  Uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623) was born on this day in history.  

1583  Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist was born on this day in history.  

1587  On this day in history birth of johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)  

1589  Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka) was born on this day in history.  

1601  On this day in history birth of baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658)  

1628  On this day in history birth of francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier  

1632  Samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist was born on this day in history.  

1635  On this day in history birth of luis Manuel Fernández de Portocarrero, Spanish Archbishop (d. 1709)  

1658  On this day in history birth of nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix)  

1668  Jean Gilles, composer was born on this day in history.  

1735  On this day in history birth of john Carroll, American Roman Catholic archbishop (d. 1815)  

1763  On this day in history birth of edmond Charles Genêt, French diplomat (d. 1834)  

1767  Abraham de Veer, Dutch governor-general of Suriname (1822-28) was born on this day in history.  

1777  On this day in history birth of filippo Traetta, Italy, composer/musicologist  

1779  John White, composer was born on this day in history.  

1786  Nicholas Biddle, made 2nd bank of US 1st effective central bank was born on this day in history.  

1787  Johann Ludwig Bohner, composer was born on this day in history.  

1788  On this day in history birth of erik Drake, composer  

1788  On this day in history birth of archduke Rudolph of Austria (d. 1831)  

1788  Pavel Kiselyov, Russian general and politician (d. 1874) was born on this day in history.  

1791  On this day in history birth of jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt)  

1792  On this day in history birth of lowell Mason, Medfield Mass, organist/composer (Zebulo)  

1805  On this day in history birth of john Bigler, American politician (d. 1871)  

1805  On this day in history birth of orson Hyde, American religious leader (d. 1878)  

1810  On this day in history birth of robert Schumann, Zwickau Germ, composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik)  

1812  On this day in history birth of sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer  

1812  On this day in history birth of william Henry Holmes, composer  

1814  Johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist was born on this day in history.  

1814  On this day in history birth of thomas Green, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864  

1815  George Webb Morell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883 was born on this day in history.  

1815  Lawrence Pike Graham, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1905 was born on this day in history.  

1817  John Selden Roane, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1867 was born on this day in history.  

1817  Sir Theophilus Shepstone, South African statesman (d. 1893) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0482  Severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies on this day in history.  

0624  On this day in history abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle  

1100  Death of Antipope Clement III (bc. 1029) on this day in history.  

1107  On this day in history death of edgar of Scotland (b. 1074)  

1198  On this day in history coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies  

1324  On this day in history marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies  

1336  Giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71 on this day in history.  

1455  On this day in history laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73